B16-Arroyo Las Chilcas (2), Mendoza (Jurassic to of Argentina)

Where: Mendoza, Argentina (34.9° S, 69.8° W: paleocoordinates 36.1° S, 29.6° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Sinemurian to Early/Lower Sinemurian (196.5 - 183.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified mixed carbonate-siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: S. E. Damborenea. 2002. Early Jurassic bivalves of Argentina: Part 3, Superfamilies Monotoidea, Pectinoidea, Plicatuloidea and Dimyoidea. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 265(1-4):1-119 [M. Aberhan/S. Nurnberg/S. Nurnberg]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36944: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 19.02.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Entoliidae
"Entolium (Entolium) cf. lunare" = Entolium lunare
"Entolium (Entolium) cf. lunare" = Entolium lunare Roemer 1839 scallop